Meadows Unenthused By Compromise: Don’t Think Trump Will Be ‘Applauding’ This

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to members of the media as he arrives at former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees on December 07, 2018. (Phot... Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to members of the media as he arrives at former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees on December 07, 2018. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 12, 2019 8:28 a.m.

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), leader of the House Freedom Caucus who has President Trump’s ear, was less than thrilled about the compromise funding deal that lawmakers tentatively reached on Monday evening, and suggested that Trump’s will likely have the same reaction.

“This does not represent a fraction of what the president has promised the American people,” Meadows told the Washington Post Monday evening. “I don’t speak for the President but I can’t imagine he will be applauding something so lacking.”

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